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Apple Updates HomePod with iOS 12 for Phone Calls, Multiple Timers, and More

APPLE UPDATES HOMEPOD WITH IOS 12 FOR PHONE CALLS, MULTIPLE TIMERS, AND MORE

IOS 12 on the HomePod adds a bevy of welcome features, including support for making and receiving calls, setting and naming multiple...

 
 
 
Simon 4.3

SIMON 4.3

Addresses compatibility issues with macOS 10.14 Mojave and adds support for Dark mode.

SoundSource 3.1.1

SOUNDSOURCE 3.1.1

Adds compatibility with macOS 10.14 Mojave and improves resampled audio quality.

 
 
 
Transmit 5.2

TRANSMIT 5.2

Brings support for Dark mode in macOS 10.14 Mojave.

Evernote 7.5

EVERNOTE 7.5

Cleans up the More Options menu, tweaks to the app's background colors, and eliminates several crashes.

 
 
 
Nisus Writer Pro 2.1.9

NISUS WRITER PRO 2.1.9

Fixes a frustrating problem with trackpad usage that could sporadically trigger unwanted zooming and result in tiny zoom percentages.

Tinderbox 7.5.6

TINDERBOX 7.5.6

Maintenance update for the note-taking assistant and information manager.

 
 
 
SpamSieve 2.9.33

SPAMSIEVE 2.9.33

Streamlines interactions with Mail in macOS 10.14 Mojave.

KeyCue 9.1

KEYCUE 9.1

Brings compatibility with macOS 10.14 Mojave and adds support for Emoji 11.0.

 
 
 
PopChar X 8.4

POPCHAR X 8.4

Brings compatibility with macOS 10.14 Mojave and improves the visibility of certain icons.

Typinator 7.7

TYPINATOR 7.7

Brings compatibility with macOS 10.14 Mojave and improves the display of invisible characters in the expansion field.

 
 
 
Inside iOS 12: There Is No “I” in “Books”

INSIDE IOS 12: THERE IS NO “I” IN “BOOKS”

IBooks becomes Apple Books in iOS 12, and while the reading experience remains the same, Apple has renovated the Library.

Default Folder X 5.3

DEFAULT FOLDER X 5.3

Adds full support for macOS 10.14 Mojave.

 
 
 
Carbon Copy Cloner 5.1.5

CARBON COPY CLONER 5.1.5

Proactively prompts you to grant Full Disk Access to CCC and its helper tool in macOS 10.14 Mojave.

Mellel 4.1.3

MELLEL 4.1.3

Maintenance update primarily focused on bug fixes for the word processor built for long-form writing.

 
 
 
Inside iOS 12: Do Not Disturb Learns to Turn Itself Off

INSIDE IOS 12: DO NOT DISTURB LEARNS TO TURN ITSELF OFF

In iOS 12, Apple lets you manually invoke Do Not Disturb sessions that automatically turn themselves off at appropriate times. A new...

Pages 7.2, Numbers 5.2, and Keynote 8.2

PAGES 7.2, NUMBERS 5.2, AND KEYNOTE 8.2

The iWork apps gain support for Dark mode, Continuity Camera, and audio in documents.

 
 
 
BBEdit 12.1.6

BBEDIT 12.1.6

Bug fix release for the venerable text editor.

Pixelmator 3.7.5

PIXELMATOR 3.7.5

Improves compatibility with future versions of macOS and includes several bug fixes.

 
 
 



Forza Horizon 4 review: rolling hills and changing seasons

Forza Horizon 4 review: rolling hills and changing seasons

On paper, the UK is a terrible place to drive fast cars. Between all the potholes, speed cameras and congestion, there's seemingly no point in driving anything faster than a... Read more ...

IPhone XS Antennagate Can't Be Fixed with Software, Expert Says

IPhone XS Antennagate Can't Be Fixed with Software, Expert Says

New owners of the Apple iPhone Xs are reporting extremely poor LTE and Wi-Fi connections in low signal conditions and the reason seems to be the antenna design itself. Read more ...

Amazing Google Pixel 3 XL and Pixel 3 press pics leak

Amazing Google Pixel 3 XL and Pixel 3 press pics leak

We have just a fortnight until Google officially unveils the Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL smartphones but those who cannot wait can get a good view of them right now. Leaked... Read more ...

Photokina 2018: all the best camera and photography news

Photokina 2018: all the best camera and photography news

At Photokina 2018, full-frame mirrorless take center stage. This year has seen Sony, the early pioneer in this category, introduce its critically acclaimed A7 III, which was... Read more ...

DisplayMate: iPhone XS Max has the best display on the market

DisplayMate: iPhone XS Max has the best display on the market

As soon as the Samsung Galaxy Note9 was released, DisplayMate came out with a review claiming that the phone has the best display ever. However, the iPhone XS Max has now... Read more ...

Red Dead Redemption 2 features roughly 200 different animal species

Red Dead Redemption 2 features roughly 200 different animal species

It's definitely a thriving ecosystem. Red Dead Redemption 2 is around the corner and new information keeps on coming out about the open-world Western. Today, Rockstar Games... Read more ...

Google Feed is now called Discover and available on Google's mobile site

Google Feed is now called Discover and available on Google's mobile site

Google's also introducing a new interface and multi-language support. The stream of cards in the Google app and to the left of your home screen on the Pixel Launcher has gone... Read more ...

Jaybird Tarah wireless headphones come with waterproof design and a...

Jaybird Tarah wireless headphones come with waterproof design and a reasonable price

If you dig the waterproof design of the sporty new Jaybird X4 wireless headphones, but want to spend less than $130, there's an even newer, cheaper model of cord-cutting... Read more ...

Kevin Systrom dropped clues last year about why he would hate Facebook...

Kevin Systrom dropped clues last year about why he would hate Facebook meddling with Instagram

Instagram's cofounders, Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger, sensationally quit on Monday. Several reports noted that there have been recent clashes with Facebook's leadership over... Read more ...

Fermeture de Telltale: des partenaires intéressés pour terminer The Walking...

Fermeture de Telltale:  des partenaires intéressés pour terminer The Walking Dead

Malgré la fermeture imminente du studio, les quelques personnes restantes au sein de Telltale Games cherchent des solutions pour pouvoir malgré tout terminer The Walking Dead... Read more ...